Didier Drogba, the Ivorian forward, is currently playing for Galatasaray, has played for Chelsea for a long lime and became a legend by winning several titles including the UEFA Champions league title in 2012. Galatasaray will play against Chelsea in Champions league while Drogba will lead the forward of Galatasaray. It will be a very emotional moment for Drogba while he will face his previous club.
Drogba started his senior career at the French club Le Mans in 1998. He joined in another French club Guingamp in 2002 and did very well by scoring 20 goals. In 2003, French giant Marseille signed him for £3.3 M. Although he did not get enough chance to play at Marseille, he scored 19 goals for them. In 2004, New Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho liked his superb performance and signed him for £24 M, which was a record transfer fee for Chelsea at that time.
Drogba won three Premier League titles, four FA cup titles and one Champions League title with Chelsea. He played excellently at Chelsea and became the legend of the club by scoring in critical moment as well as the clubs need. He scored in four FA cup finals. Chelsea won the Champions league with his last touch. He gave everything to the club and in return he got the love of fans. Drogba scored 100 goals for Chelsea. Drogba became the best player ever in Chelsea by the vote of the fans.
After ending of the contract with Chelsea, the club did not renew his contract and Drogba joined a China club. On 28 January 2013, he joined Galatasaray and he is playing very well.
Moreover, Drogba has also performed superbly with his national team. He scored 62 goals in 98 matches so far. He helped his country Cote d’Ivoire to qualify for the world cup for the first time in 2006 which made him great.
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